The Festival Academy, an initiative of the European Festivals Association (EFA), is accepting applications for its 2020 Atelier for Young Festival Managers, a 7-day training program addressed at young artistic festival managers or those who are ambitious to become involved in programming or in programming related departments within a festival. Through the programme, participants broaden their programming skills, widen their horizons, and develop new project ideas under the professional guidance of renowned festival managers from all over the world who share their rich experience. The Atelier focuses on the very essence of festivals: the art and the artist.
Atelier Düsseldorf, May 23-29, 2020, Germany | Co-organised with International Theatre Institute (ITI) and Theater der Welt
Atelier Kampala August 2-8, 2020, Uganda | Co-organised with Bayimba Foundation and Festival.
Who is the Atelier for?
The Atelier addresses early career artistic directors, programmers and curators working for art organisations or festivals, as well as those working in a programming related department. Each Atelier offers the opportunity to up to 35 passionate festival makers of all artistic disciplines, coming from all over the world to take part.
Applications are accepted through August 18. Learn more about the training program on the Festival Academy's website.